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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sydney Swans Limited

Known as
Sydney

Nickname
Swans

Former name
South Melbourne

Former name date
1982-01-01

Formed
1874 (as South Melbourne); 1982 (as Swans); 1983 (as Sydney Swans)

Colours
White and red

Associated clubs
Sydney Reserves; Albert Park (Original); Sydney WFC; Sydney Academy; Sydney Academy WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1879–1896

Home Ground
S.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2005, 2012 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1909, 1918, 1933 (3 total)

VFA Premierships
1881, 1885, 1888-9-90 (5 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1909; VFL Night Series - 1956-7, 1960, 1982 (4 total); McClelland Trophy - 1996, 2014, 2016 (3 total)

Most Games
372 - Adam Goodes (1999-2015)

Most Goals
681 - Bob Pratt (1930-39; 1946)

League Top Goalkickers
R.Pratt (109) 1933, (150) 1934 & (103) 1935; L.White (80) 1942; A.Lockett (121) 1996 & (109) 1998; B.Hall (80) 2005; L.Franklin (79) 2014 & (73) 2017 (5 winners/9 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Herbie Matthews 1940; Ron Clegg 1949; Fred Goldsmith 1955; Bob Skilton 1959, 1963 & 1968; Peter Bedford 1970; Graham Teasdale 1977; Barry Round 1981; Greg Williams 1986; Gerard Healy 1988; Paul Kelly 1995; Adam Goodes 2003 & 2006 (11 medallists/14 medals)

Headquarters
Light Tower #4 Driver Ave, Moore Park, NSW 2021

Postal Address
PO Box 173 Paddington, NSW, 2021

Phone: 1300 663 819 

Website
sydneyswans.com.au

Sydney



"In retrospect, the 1986-7 period can be seen as something of a false dawn for the Sydney experiment, with the ensuing seven seasons proving as bleak as almost any in the club's long and often tortured past. The private ownership experiment was also a failure. In the end, the club owners overstretched themselves and the club ended up in a much worse position financially than it had been before the move to Sydney...."

John Devaney retraces the history of South Melbourne's 'bloodstained angels' - and their modern incarnation into the Sydney Swans

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2006 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2006 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 2.28.410.612.9 81 LOST Essendon 9.111.313.617.6 108 -27 DOC Apr 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
2 H Sydney 3.14.27.611.14 80 LOST Port Adelaide 5.39.1014.1415.16 106 -26 SCG Apr 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 4.36.410.712.9 81 WON Carlton 1.33.48.611.8 74 7 DOC Apr 15 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 4.26.69.1013.14 92 LOST Melbourne 3.37.510.615.7 97 -5 SCG Apr 23 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 3.37.1111.1615.17 107 WON Geelong 4.35.39.413.7 85 22 STA Apr 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 A Sydney 5.28.613.1015.12 102 WON Brisbane 3.44.48.710.10 70 32 GAB May 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 A Sydney 8.015.421.628.12 180 WON Richmond 4.26.68.79.8 62 118 DOC May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 6.310.516.917.14 116 WON Western Bulldogs 4.08.410.614.6 90 26 SCG May 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 A Sydney 5.27.314.319.5 119 WON Hawthorn 0.33.66.117.12 54 65 MCG May 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 5.37.311.616.9 105 WON North Melbourne 0.67.1012.1114.14 98 7 MAN Jun 4 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 H Sydney 0.13.35.57.8 50 LOST St. Kilda 2.35.57.67.10 52 -2 SCG Jun 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
12 H Sydney 2.42.106.1311.16 82 LOST Collingwood 4.36.711.814.11 95 -13 STA Jun 24 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 1.34.76.1512.19 91 WON Fremantle 3.45.48.49.4 58 33 SCG Jul 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
14 H Sydney 2.23.54.108.14 62 LOST Adelaide 1.47.79.815.11 101 -39 SCG Jul 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 A Sydney 6.38.58.89.11 65 LOST West Coast 3.13.36.119.13 67 -2 SUB Jul 15 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
16 H Sydney 4.37.812.1314.17 101 WON Richmond 2.04.65.97.11 53 48 SCG Jul 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 A Sydney 5.37.119.1410.17 77 WON Port Adelaide 3.04.35.77.8 50 27 FBP Jul 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 H Sydney 4.16.913.1017.14 116 WON Essendon 2.43.47.511.7 73 43 SCG Aug 5 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 4.28.411.614.11 95 WON Melbourne 4.07.19.210.3 63 32 MCG Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Sydney 3.16.27.49.9 63 LOST Geelong 5.37.411.514.6 90 -27 KAR Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 3.27.49.814.13 97 WON Brisbane 3.14.25.36.4 40 57 STA Aug 26 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 H Sydney 5.19.315.921.10 136 WON Carlton 2.32.62.76.8 44 92 SCG Sep 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
1QF A Sydney 3.27.310.613.7 85 WON West Coast 2.34.69.912.12 84 1 SUB Sep 9 (Sat, 5:30) Scores
1PF H Sydney 3.68.714.819.13 127 WON Fremantle 3.26.211.614.8 92 35 STA Sep 22 (Fri, 8:00) Scores
GF A Sydney 1.44.68.1112.12 84 LOST West Coast 4.28.710.1012.13 85 -1 MCG Sep 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2006 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Ablett, Luke 24 244 10.2 108 4.5 352 14.7 68 2.8 15 0.6 72 3.0 18 26 8 0.3 8 56
21 Barry, Leo 25 224 9.0 147 5.9 371 14.8 173 6.9 2 0.1 39 1.6 23 30 0 0.0 1 1
42 Bevan, Paul 9 70 7.8 36 4.0 106 11.8 45 5.0 0 0.0 36 4.0 10 8 0 0.0 1 1
24 Bolton, Jude 25 308 12.3 160 6.4 468 18.7 77 3.1 1 0.0 134 5.4 36 26 12 0.5 7 79
6 Bolton, Craig 24 244 10.2 104 4.3 348 14.5 144 6.0 1 0.0 59 2.5 19 17 3 0.1 4 22
32 Buchanan, Amon 24 249 10.4 183 7.6 432 18.0 104 4.3 0 0.0 96 4.0 26 23 13 0.5 8 86
23 Chambers, Paul 12 9 0.8 24 2.0 33 2.8 4 0.3 122 10.2 22 1.8 6 12 0 0.0 0 0
28 Crouch, Jared 12 94 7.8 54 4.5 148 12.3 37 3.1 0 0.0 37 3.1 16 12 3 0.3 7 25
2 Davis, Nick 17 160 9.4 74 4.4 234 13.8 92 5.4 1 0.1 34 2.0 7 9 23 1.4 18 156
26 Dempster, Sean 18 82 4.6 39 2.2 121 6.7 41 2.3 1 0.1 47 2.6 7 15 5 0.3 2 32
15 Doyle, Stephen 7 17 2.4 22 3.1 39 5.6 9 1.3 81 11.6 8 1.1 2 7 1 0.1 1 7
12 Fosdike, Nic 24 266 11.1 103 4.3 369 15.4 91 3.8 0 0.0 82 3.4 9 17 7 0.3 2 44
37 Goodes, Adam 25 381 15.2 140 5.6 521 20.8 170 6.8 51 2.0 84 3.4 18 34 25 1.0 13 163
39 Grundy, Heath 6 34 5.7 11 1.8 45 7.5 21 3.5 0 0.0 4 0.7 4 8 9 1.5 3 57
1 Hall, Barry 25 283 11.3 82 3.3 365 14.6 216 8.6 25 1.0 49 2.0 24 35 78 3.1 38 506
16 Jolly, Darren 25 141 5.6 68 2.7 209 8.4 55 2.2 605 24.2 46 1.8 26 41 2 0.1 5 17
17 Kennelly, Tadhg 22 211 9.6 149 6.8 360 16.4 88 4.0 1 0.0 42 1.9 8 22 1 0.0 2 8
31 Kirk, Brett 25 285 11.4 211 8.4 496 19.8 99 4.0 4 0.2 142 5.7 25 27 8 0.3 13 61
9 Malceski, Nick 17 148 8.7 57 3.4 205 12.1 68 4.0 0 0.0 53 3.1 9 21 9 0.5 7 61
4 Mathews, Ben 14 83 5.9 77 5.5 160 11.4 44 3.1 0 0.0 37 2.6 4 14 5 0.4 2 32
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 25 173 6.9 79 3.2 252 10.1 82 3.3 0 0.0 71 2.8 16 21 21 0.8 7 133
33 Moore, Jarrod 2 12 6.0 8 4.0 20 10.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 25 357 14.3 119 4.8 476 19.0 178 7.1 1 0.0 64 2.6 28 12 32 1.3 22 214
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 25 219 8.8 82 3.3 301 12.0 138 5.5 0 0.0 37 1.5 21 12 47 1.9 32 314
47 Phillips, Simon 4 16 4.0 12 3.0 28 7.0 3 0.8 0 0.0 6 1.5 2 1 1 0.3 4 10
25 Richards, Ted 23 131 5.7 101 4.4 232 10.1 86 3.7 25 1.1 29 1.3 16 17 4 0.2 5 29
30 Roberts-Thomson, Lewis 24 129 5.4 116 4.8 245 10.2 87 3.6 16 0.7 30 1.3 26 26 3 0.1 1 19
36 Schmidt, Tim 2 5 2.5 8 4.0 13 6.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 2 2
13 Schneider, Adam 25 244 9.8 116 4.6 360 14.4 78 3.1 0 0.0 74 3.0 19 21 22 0.9 19 151
38 Vogels, Luke 3 16 5.3 6 2.0 22 7.3 7 2.3 0 0.0 6 2.0 2 1 2 0.7 2 14
10 Williams, Paul 12 108 9.0 67 5.6 175 14.6 52 4.3 0 0.0 24 2.0 10 7 4 0.3 4 28
Totals 550 4943 9.0 2563 4.7 7506 13.6 2365 4.3 952 1.7 1468 2.7 439 523 348 0.6 240 2328
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.